Friends of KCI http://kcur.org en Kansas City Council Involves Airlines, Voters In KCI Planning http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-council-involves-airlines-voters-kci-planning <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Collaboration on the future of the </span>KCI<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> airport was the focus Thursday as the Kansas City council promised the airlines and the voters their voices will be heard. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he council approved a lease renewal agreement with eight airlines that also includes structure for airline input into whether the city will renovate or replace its aging airport terminals. </span></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:54:56 +0000 Steve Bell 51590 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Council Involves Airlines, Voters In KCI Planning As KCI's Terminal A Closes Its Doors, Airport Future Still Uncertain http://kcur.org/post/kcis-terminal-closes-its-doors-airport-future-still-uncertain <p>Overnight Wednesday, movers hauled US Airways' remaining equipment out of KCI&nbsp;Terminal A to Terminal C, but the future of KCI&nbsp;remains undecided.</p><p>City officials say Terminal A won’t necessarily be demolished, but c<span style="line-height: 1.5;">losing little-used Terminal A saves about $2.5 million a year, says</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Joe</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McBride with city aviation.</span></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:58:45 +0000 Dan Verbeck 49511 at http://kcur.org As KCI's Terminal A Closes Its Doors, Airport Future Still Uncertain Who Decides The Future Of KCI? http://kcur.org/post/who-decides-future-kci <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas City International Airport is looking at a potentially major change-- tearing down the current three terminals and moving to a single, new terminal. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The one terminal idea came to a head in 2008 when the Master Plan called for a new, central terminal south of the current airport. &nbsp;That came just 4 years after the airport wrapped up nearly $260 million in renovations.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:38:53 +0000 Maria Carter 39458 at http://kcur.org Who Decides The Future Of KCI? Opinion Columnist Yael Abouhalkah On KCI Terminal Proposal, Mayor James http://kcur.org/post/opinion-columnist-yael-abouhalkah-kci-terminal-proposal-mayor-james <p></p><p>If you want to get people talking, just say three words: <strong>new airport terminal</strong>.</p><p>It seems that everyone's an expert on airport design and plans. After all, many of us fly through <strong>Kansas City International Airport</strong>.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 14:57:58 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 37624 at http://kcur.org Opinion Columnist Yael Abouhalkah On KCI Terminal Proposal, Mayor James Fresh Petition Attempt To Save Current KCI http://kcur.org/post/fresh-petition-attempt-save-current-kci <p>An ad hoc group trying to preserve the current building layout at KCI Airport is trying another tack to halt major changes at the complex. Thu, 16 May 2013 21:51:00 +0000 Dan Verbeck 36895 at http://kcur.org Fresh Petition Attempt To Save Current KCI